Malus Pink Perfection

Pink Perfection blossom
  • Flower colour: Pink
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
  • Fruit colour: Yellow / Orange

While most crab-apples have single-flowers, Malus Pink Perfection is unusual for having double-flowers - the flowers are made up of a much larger number of petals, with an almost fabric-like texture. This gives the blossom greater intensity, similar to the ornamental flowering cherries.

The tree is of medium-size, with an upright spreading form. We sometimes have dwarf patio forms of this variety.

Pink Perfection trees for sale

Height in 10 years
Price inc. VAT
1-year Pink Perfection tree - bare root
3m-5m tall after 10 years
2-year Pink Perfection tree - in a 12L pot
3m-5m tall after 10 years

What will it look like?

Illustrative example of a pot-grown tree of this variety as supplied. (Approx. girth: 6/8). Trees should reach their mature height after about 10 or more years.

Malus Pink Perfection crab apple tree

We may also have 1-year bare-root trees of this variety - they are not shown here.

Leaves may not be present during winter, and we may prune some shoots to fit the delivery carton. Size may vary during the season and between batches. The container (if supplied) is only used for transporting the tree, which should then be planted out in the garden or in a much larger patio planter (not all species are suitable for patio planting).

How to grow

Malus 'Pink Perfection' is resistant to most diseases, but susceptible to scab on the leaves.

Pink Perfection characteristics


  • Attractive features: Attractive flowers Scented flowers
  • Height 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
  • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
  • Vigour: Average vigour
  • Blossom duration: Long
  • Pruning: Light prune
  • Disease resistance: Poor
  • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Gardening skill: Suitable for beginners


  • Flower colour: Pink
  • Flower form: Double flower (25-50 petals)
  • Flower size: Medium
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Leaf colour - young: Green
  • Leaf colour - autumn: Green
  • Fruit colour: Yellow / Orange
  • Fruit size: Average
  • Annual cycle: Deciduous


  • Wildlife: RHS perfect for pollinators

How to choose a crab-apple tree

We have a very wide range of crab-apple trees. Choosing can be difficult! See our article explaining the different characteristics of crab-apple trees which will help you narrow down the selection.

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